I am no longer eligible to practice in California. Do I need to satisfy the fingerprinting rule requirements?
No. Currently, you are not required to take any action. If and when you are reinstated to active status, you will be required to satisfy the fingerprinting rule requirements. If you are reinstated to inactive status, you are not required to take any action. However, prior to transitioning from inactive status, you will be required to satisfy the fingerprinting rule requirements.
*The fingerprinting deadline falls on Sunday, December 1, 2019. Please note that Active attorneys who still have not complied by day’s end on Monday, December 2, 2019, will be enrolled as Involuntarily Inactive effective December 3, 2019
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